Virtual realities, a GOTY contender, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#08)

So Russia ended up invading Ukraine. Seems like both Europe and the US will hastily react by doing… something useful? In a couple weeks? After the invasion ends? Everyone seems to have forgotten how history developed the last time a bully started invading European territories and diplomats did nothing that could break “peace”. Economic sanctions…More

Blah, blah, blah; Bezosism moves, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2021#46)

Super interesting news this week. The Climate Change Conference ended and it kinda sucked (as expected). Amazon keeps screwing around (as expected). The metaverse is coming, and its start is not really impressive (as expected). On the bright side, a couple really cool articles on eyeglasses and the press. Let’s start: The invisible tech Good…More

Human history, the metaverse, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2021#43)

Autumn is here (gonna miss the sun for a while now…), but there is a lot of interesting stuff to read while indoors. Let’s start: How did we get stuck? Really nice review about an upcoming book written by David Graeber and David Wengrow, about how societies came to be the way they are now.…More